• Student Opportunities and Events

    ESC of Northeast Ohio Summer Camp for High School Students Pathways Toward Success: Traditional and Advanced Manufacturing

    June 21 & 22, 2023     9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    ESC of Northeast Ohio 6393 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, OH 44131

    In this career exploration camp, students entering grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 will:

    • Learn about Traditional and Advanced Manufacturing
    • Meet with experts in the Manufacturing Sector
    • Develop skills for employability and lifelong success
    • Participate in field experiences at local Manufacturing businesses 

    No cost to participate. Students must attend both days. Space is limited

    Click here for the application.

    NE Ohio's Julia Robinson Math Festival - Free Event!

    Saturday, June 17, 2023    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    ESC (Educational Service Center) of Northeast Ohio,  6393 Oak Tree Blvd, Independence, OH 44131

    The math festival will challenge minds young and old, from kindergarteners through middle schoolers...and beyond. Parents and children visit any table to play games, decipher puzzles and tackle interesting tasks.  Share what you learn with others and spread the joy of math.  It's contagious!

    Click here to register.

    Cleveland State University FREE Math Summer Camp

    June 26 - July 28, 2023    -    Mon-Thur, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

    Eligible Students:

    • Current Grades 6 - 8 students
    • Current Grades 9 - 11 students (Paid Internship)

    Visit https://www.mathcorpscle.org to apply.

    Questions? Email math.corps.csu@gmail.com or call 216.523.7151

    10th Anniversary of the HBCU Student Send-Off

    Sunday, June 25, 2023 | 2:00 - 5:00 pm

    Warrensville Heights Elementary School, 21865 Clarkwood Parkway

    The Cleveland Council of Black Colleges Alumni Association is giving trunks and care packages to Northeast Ohio freshman headed to HBCU's in the Fall!

    Click here for details.

    Knowledge of Freedom Project at Kent State University

    Attention Rising Seniors

    It is a five-week free residential summer program at Kent State followed by a year-long fellowship program with monthly meetings. This intensive philosophy-and-literature summer academy will give students the opportunity to explore and discuss significant philosophical and literary texts dating from Ancient Greece to the present. 8 slots are available!

    Contact Sonya Y. Williams at 330-672-8540 or swilli78@kent.edu for details.

    Free Summer STEM Camp for Middle School Students

    June 26 – July 14, 2023 | Cleveland State University

    Every student deserves access to a better future. That’s why we’ve launched the Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers program– an engaging, hands-on program developed to enrich learning through design thinking, 3D printing, augmented reality, social entrepreneurship and mentorship. This program creates a more diverse pipeline for future careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields; no prior knowledge or experience is required.

    For more information, please email Chelsey Kohn or call 785-221-1676.

    Click here for details and follow the link below to register.


    Free Math Summer Camp

    June 26 - July 28, 2023 | Cleveland State University

    Mon-Thurs, 9:30am - 2:30pm

    Eligible Students:

    • Current 6 - 8th Graders
    • Current 9th - 11th Graders (Paid Internship)

    Apply online at MathCorpsCLE.org - spots fill up quickly - APPLY NOW!

    If you have questions about the program, email us at math.corps.csu@gmail.com or call 216.523.7151

    High School Business Camp

    June 18-23, 2023

    Ohio Business Week provides high school students a unique, hands-on experience with business and entrepreneurship. The intensive week-long summer program brings motivated students together with business professionals to experience entrepreneurship through the lens of our American free enterprise system.


    Click here to learn more.

    Look Up To Cleveland Summer Program

    June 19-23, 2023

    Summer Session candidates must be entering their junior or senior year in the fall. Tuition is $350. Financial assistance is available. Throughout the week, students will:

    • Spend time connecting with your like-minded classmates.
    • Build teamwork skills
    • Learn about urban planning in Cleveland including the role community development organizations play.
    • Explore local climate change and environmental justice initiatives and resources, as well as discover ways to get involved and make a positive impact.
    • Delve into issues of hunger, food insecurity, economic disparity, and social determinants of health. Learn about local efforts to provide healthy food to all, as well as ways to help advance this work.
    • Meet local governmental leaders and discover personal leadership strengths and areas for growth. Learn about ways to get involved in local government before they are eligible to vote.
    • Reflect on your experience and consider ways to continue developing their leadership skills and involvement.


    Click here to apply.

    AdvantageCLE Summer Camp 2023

    June 7 - July 28 | Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

    AdvantageCLE offers a FREE eight-week camp each summer at Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center in Cleveland. Children receive breakfast and lunch and rotate through five components (Tennis + Fitness, Literacy, STEM, Poetry Slam and Wellness) per day. Additional activities such as talent shows, and field trips are included.

    Click here to sign up.

    First Tee Cleveland Summer and Fall Sessions

    First Tee invites kids and teens from across Greater Cleveland to participate with them for some fun and friendship on the fairways! If your child is interested in making friends, being outside, learning about golf, improving golf skills, or having fun, then First Tee has a program for you! In a safe environment, participants will seamlessly learn from trained coaches all about First Tee's Game Changing Behaviors and Life Skills.

    No equipment is needed as they provide everything a young person needs to learn and enjoy the great game of golf.

    Locations: Briardale Greens and Washington Park

    Click here for details.


    June 3, 2023 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Laurel School

    This FREE EVENT for Cleveland -area girls in Grades 6-8 is designed to introduce middle school girls to Python-a beginner-friendly, multi-purpose programming language. Participants will learn the basics of Python, work in groups to build a project to address an issue they care about, hear from women in the field and receive mentorship from High Schoolers.

    Click here for details.

    Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative Essay Contest

    The Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative is pleased to present our 17th Annual Essays Celebrating Dads Event. We hope you and the youth of our County will participate.

    The Essays Celebrating Dads Event is a countywide opportunity for Cuyahoga County youth in grades Kindergarten through 8th and is designed to recognize the importance of responsible fathers in our county. Essays Celebrating Dads will allow youth to think about the role of their father, stepfather, grandfather, or father figure. The Essays Celebrating Dads Event will also raise the visibility and awareness of the community related to the importance of fathers in our families and in our County. Essays must be received by May 12, 2023.

    Click here for details.



    2023 Summer Youth Employment Program Application Is Live For Cuyahoga County Youth!

    Since 1982, Y.O.U. has employed thousands of youth in Cuyahoga County. If you’re in 8th through 12th grade, let us help you find work this summer so you can learn and earn some money!

    Click here for more information and to apply.


    Environmental Justice Semester

    The Environmental Justice Semester (EJS) at Laurel is a 15-week immersive, academic semester program open to Tenth and Eleventh Grade girls from any public, private, parochial, or charter school Northeast Ohio school. The learner-centered Semester takes place on Laurel’s 150-acre Butler Campus in Russell Township, Ohio, which offers a natural space with terrestrial, aquatic, and agricultural ecosystems for student changemakers to devise solutions for the ecological and social challenges facing urban Cleveland, a rustbelt city grappling with many environmental and social justice issues.

    Funding is available (a combination of need-based financial aid and scholarship dollars) for a number of students.


    Click here for more information.


    Shipwreck Camp

    July 10 – 21, 2023 | 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

    Inspired by the research and exploration of Dr. Robert Ballard, finder of the wreckage of the Titanic, Shipwreck Camp will engage campers in field science and exploration. Youth ages 12-15 participate in an expedition to find shipwrecks in Lake Erie.

    Campers will:

    • read a novel related to exploration
    • meet local experts
    • build remotely operated vehicle for underwater exploration
    • immerse themselves in an introduction to SCUBA
    • Find and explore a Lake Erie shipwreck.

    Click here for details.

    Environmental Heroes

    An After School Field Science Experience for Middle and High School Students

    Where: Case Western Reserve University-Leonard Gelfand STEM Center (Guilford House), 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44106

    July 2023- June 2024: Environmental Heroes

    What you do matters! Learn how in this free after school program for middle and high school level students (minimum age 12), a program of Case Western Reserve University's Leonard Gelfand STEM Center.  Self - motivated participants will engage in real science with the guidance of experts, collecting and analyzing environmental data in the Lake Erie watershed.  Only serious Environmental Heroes willing to make a commitment for two years need apply. Youth will be selected in a competitive application and interview process. All new and returning participants will spend two weeks in the summer actively developing and improving their field observation and investigative skills.

    Click here for details.


    After-Hours Tutoring Support

    Monday - Thursday | 3:30 - 7:30 pm

    Live, online tutoring from CMSD teachers is available for all CMSD students in grades K-12:

    • Reading & English Language Arts
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies

    Visit ClevelandMetroSchools.org/Tutor to schedule your free live online tutoring session.

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